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The Presets, Noise11, Photo
The Presets Get Into War Of Words With Fans Over Indonesia’s State Sanctioned Murders

The Presets have had a heated correspondence with a section of their fans of the state sanctioned murders intimate of convicted drug runners Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.

April 27, 2015
Mark Ronson, music news,
Mark Ronson Has A Few Splendour Sideshows

Mark Ronson will perform in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth in addition to his Splendour In The Grass appearance.

April 27, 2015
Lemmy of Motorhead. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lemmy Ill, Motorhead Cancel Monsters Of Rock In Brazil

Lemmy Kilmister's ongoing health issues have once again caused Motorhead to cancel a major appearance.

April 27, 2015
Kate DeAraugo Shut Your Mouth, music news,
Kate DeAraugo Moves On From Australian Idol With Autobiographical Song

A decade after winning the third season of Australian Idol Kate DeAraugo has put her past into song and moved on from what she calls “a period of life that was black”.

April 27, 2015
Supersuckers and Bellrays, music news,
Supersuckers and The Bellrays Australian Tour Cancelled

The upcoming Australian tour for The Supersuckers and The Bellrays has been cancelled.

April 27, 2015
Sam Smith Kicks Off Australian and New Zealand Tour
Sam Smith Kicks Off Australian and New Zealand Tour

Sam Smith has kicked off his Australian and New Zealand tour in Auckland and fans can expect to be treated to a show completely focused on Smith’s number one album ‘In The Lonely Hour’.

April 27, 2015
The Queen Extravaganza, music news,
Brian May And Roger Taylor Endorse The Queen Extravaganza

Queen founders Brian May and Roger Taylor have put their names to the Queen tribute show, The Queen Extravaganza, and signed onto the event as executive producers.

April 27, 2015
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who, Wilco, Ryan Adams Play New Orleans Jazz Festival SETLIST

The Who, Wilco and Ryan Adams were three of the main acts at the New Orleans Jazz and heritage Festival on the weekend.

April 27, 2015
Sid Tepper, music news,
R.I.P. Elvis Presley Songwriter Sid Tepper 1918-2015

Sid Tepper, a songwriter who wrote pop classics and, with Roy C. Bennett, the most songs recorded by Elvis Presley of any songwriters, died on Friday at the age of 96.

April 27, 2015
Ronan Keating - photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Ronan Keating Signs Up For IOW Charity Boat Race

Ronan Keating has joined the Isle of Wight charity boat race.

April 26, 2015
Till Lindemann Skills In Pills, music news,
Till Lindemann of Rammstein Releases First Solo Album

Till Lindemann, the lead singer of Rammstein, has released his first solo album as Lindemann.

April 26, 2015
Musexpo, music news
Monks Of Mellonwah, Evol Walks Showcase At Global Rock Summit

Australian acts Monks of Mellonwah and Evol Walks are showcasing at the Global Rock Summit in Los Angeles this weekend.

April 26, 2015
Tori Amos, palais Melbourne 2014, ros ogorman photo
Tori Amos Speaks Up For Madonna

Tori Amos believes people want to "shame" Madonna.

April 26, 2015
Marina and the Diamonds photo by Ros O'Gorman
Marina Diamandis Talks Sex, Love & Dancing

Marina Diamandis of Marina of the Diamonds has had a lot to say about the meaning behind her new songs on 'Froot'.

April 26, 2015
Hozier music news
Hozier Says His Songs Are About Love From A Dark Place

Hozier thinks it's "human" to live with uncertainty.

April 26, 2015
Rufus Taylor,, music news
The New Darkness Drummer Is Roger Taylor’s Son Rufus

Rufus Taylor, the son of Queen drummer Roger Taylor, is the new drummer for The Darkness.

April 26, 2015
Giorgio Moroder photo by Ros O'Gorman
Giorgio Moroder Covers Tom’s Diner With Britney Spears

Giorgio Moroder has revealed another taste of his upcoming album 'Déjà Vu' with a cover of Suzanne Vega's 'Tom's Diner' featuring Britney Spears.

April 26, 2015
Spandau Ballet, noise11, photo mary boukouvalas
Spandau Ballet To Play Eden Sessions

Spandau Ballet are the latest superstar act to play this summer's Eden Sessions with ASUS Transformer Book Chi.

April 26, 2015
Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran Thanks Dad For His Inspiration

Ed Sheeran says his father was his biggest inspiration growing up.

April 26, 2015
Britny Fox in 2015
Britny Fox Reunite

Britny Fox is getting back together.

April 26, 2015
Bette Midler photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bette Midler Reveals Three Commandments To Live By

Bette Midler insists she's a 'very simple person'.

April 26, 2015
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pete Townshend To Receive Stevie Ray Vaughan Award

Pete Townshend of the Who has been selected to receive the 2015 Stevie Ray Vaughan Award from the MusiCares MAP Fund.

April 26, 2015
John Mayer - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, Photo
John Mayer May Join The Grateful Dead

John Mayer is being talked up as a possible guitarist with The Grateful Dead.

April 26, 2015
Russell Crowe In Les Miserables
Russell Crowe Talks About His Pranks With Michael Jackson

Russell Crowe recalls the pranks Michael Jackson pulled on him 'with great affection'.

April 26, 2015
Queen + Adam Lambert, Melbourne 2014. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Adam Lambert Planning Solo Tour

Adam Lambert hopes people like his new album, otherwise he won't get a solo tour.

April 26, 2015
Earth Wind & Fire - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire Merge For Jimmy Kimmel

Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire are once again going on the road together this summer and, to promote the trek, made an appearance on Thursday night on Jimmy Kimmel.

April 26, 2015
Sam Smith plays the Town Hall in Melbourne at an intimate show put on by iHeart Radio, KiisFM and Optus Yes. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Albums: Sam Smith Has The Number One Album In Australia

Sam Smith takes the No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums chart for the first time with his debut album “In the Lonely Hour”, the set helped by his national tour starting the 25th of April and it jumps up four places after having spent 48 weeks on the charts and this is the sets 37th week within the Top 10.

April 25, 2015
Wiz Khalifa, music news,
ARIA Singles: Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth Spend Third Week On Top

Holding for a third week on top of the ARIA Singles chart is the song from the ‘Furious 7’ soundtrack by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth entitled “See You Again”.

April 25, 2015
Lior, music news,
Lior Performs Anzac Song At Gallipoli Dawn Service

Australian singer/songwriter Lior performed his song ‘Safety of Distance’ at the Centenary Dawn Service in Gallipoli, Turkey today.

April 25, 2015
Damon Albarn photo by Ros OGorman
New Music Releases For 24 April 2015

New music releases this week include albums by Blur, Josh Groban, Millencolin, Ruby Boots, Reba McEntire and The Airborne Toxic Event.

April 24, 2015